20 Ways to Upcycle Things

Organizing and clearing your old stuff costs nothing. This year is the best time to upcycle your old things to help create a better environment for the world. Go green!

Here are 20 ways to upcycle your things:

Pretty Paper

Turn your pretty paper into a table runner. It’s as easy to use as it is easy to dispose of; use, clean, and dispose. Plus, a colorful table runner is pleasing to the eyes.

Kids Doodles

Kids will always be the most creative artists. Put your kid’s work on display by framing or hang their drawing as a group to make a gallery wall.

Coffee Filters

One of the life hacks to protect your kitchenware from scratching is to place a coffee filter between each bowl when stacking.

Tablecloth

Kids love to play, so turn your unused tablecloth into an indoor playhouse.

Saucer and Pebbles

You may not always give sight to bees, but bees like to bathe. Pollination is essential for the environment, which bees can only do. Use saucer and pebbles to provide bees with a spot to rest and drink.

Pot Lid Rack

Pot lid rack can be a hassle in the kitchen, so put it in your closet as an organizer instead.

Basket

The space-saving tip is to use baskets as storage. Put it in any space where storage is needed.

Cardboard Box

Turn leftover shipping boxes with vinyl shelf liner into a custom organizer for a clutter-free drawer.

Old Tin

Got a vintage tin? Pick flowers and use the old tin as a vase, then arrange it into a charming centrepiece.

Tree Stump

Going for organic? A tree stump is the best modern planter that can hold your plants.

Wood Crates

Beat the heat by making lemonades. Let your kids share a refreshing lemonade by creating a lemonade stand using wooden crates.

Pretty Scarf

Got a pretty scarf? Get handy and turn your scarf into hanging curtains for the kitchen.

Stepstool

Repurposed your old and unused stepstool as a tiered plant stand. Put up a thriving plant in one corner to create a refreshing atmosphere for your living room.

Driftwood

Driftwood can be a souvenir piece, but you can use it to hang your necklaces and other parts of jewellery.

Scrap Wood

Another space-saving tip is to turn scrap wood and clothespin into garden gear organizer by hanging your gloves and hat.

License Plates

Get crafty! Get your collection of old plates and turn it into a room divider.

Coffee Table

Need an ottoman? Get that old coffee table and turn it into an upholstered storage ottoman.

Quilt

Glamour up your room by displaying a quilt hanging from a bathroom towel rack.

Fitted Sheet

Got a party to host? Set-up a clean and beautiful table using a fitted sheet as a sub for a tablecloth. A fitted sheet keeps the things on the table from shifting or flapping around in the breeze.

Pocket Change

Go green this year by using pennies as slug repellant. Make a DIY penny ball to ward off slugs.

Upcycling your old stuff provides you with more space and storage. Moreover, you help reduce waste. It may be a small act of recycling, but these small changes can help the environment a little better. Keep recycling for a greener world.

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